Illustration for article titled Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright explain how their non-trilogy is a trilogy

Last Friday, we posted a new trailer for The World's End that hinted at how "The Cornetto Trilogy" (as Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End) is actually thematically linked, but this new five-minute featurette explains the characters, the themes, the actors, and the ice cream treat that truly connect these three unconnected movies.


Suffice it to say, "The Cornetto Trilogy" is a joke that got out of hand, then somehow became reality as Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright figured hey, there might be more to these three films than loving tributes to the movie genres they loved and a mention of a triple-flavored novelty ice cream cone. Behold:

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